• How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    over 1 year ago

    ​The Swiss banking and financial sector hold a reputation for providing a world-class service. Many choose Swiss private banks to manage their money due to their attention-to-detail, personalised service and lead on fintech innovations such as blockchain.  This reputation has been achieved through companies hiring the creme-de-la-creme of talent from across the globe. Nearly...

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  • How to Find Out Your Co-Worker's Salary

    over 1 year ago

    ​The Swiss Federal Statistics Office places the banking and financial services sector as one of the highest paid industries in Switzerland. Its thriving private and investment banking sector means there are plenty of opportunities to harness your skills and build your career.   If you are currently feeling undervalued, or are not receiving performance related bonuses, it pay...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee 

    over 1 year ago

    ​Even the most experienced and successful hire will likely need hand-holding when starting a new role within the Swiss banking and financial services sector. Starting at a new firm and learning new processes and workflows can be overwhelming, and it is the HR manager’s responsibility to create a thorough onboarding process which doesn’t leave your hire feeling adrift.  Onboa...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    over 1 year ago

    ​Hiring managers working in the Swiss banking and financial services sector are looking for candidates who can provide an exceptional standard of service, and often require highly developed skill sets and plenty of relevant experience. However, it can also pay to consider those candidates who don’t quite reach the high standards in your job description, but instead hold the ...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    over 1 year ago

    ​Receiving a job offer within the lucrative and high quality Swiss banking and financial services sector is more often than not a reason for celebration. However, there are many pros and cons of a role to consider before you say ‘yes’ to a job offer.  It is important to take note of your immediate ‘gut feeling’ when you receive a job offer. Are you passionate about making a ...

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  • Which European City will Benefit most from Brexit?

    over 1 year ago

    ​​As the UK careens towards Brexit, a growing list of European cities are battling it out to usurp The City of London as the continent’s next financial hub. Tempered by the uncertainty a potential ‘no deal’ brings, financial institutions are already charting their departure from the English capital.What cities could replace London?Potential suitors lining up to succeed Londo...

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  • Selby Jennings is partnering with A Leg To Stand On

    over 1 year ago

    ​Selby Jennings, a Phaidon International brand, is pleased to announce that we will be supporting “A Leg To Stand On” (ALTSO) for another year, in their annual Rocktoberfest events in London, Chicago and New York City.This organization provides free life-changing prosthetic limbs, orthotic braces, and appropriately fitted wheelchairs to children living with untreated limb di...

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  • Selby Jennings to Join Panel at AI & Emerging Technology for Finance

    over 1 year ago

    ​We are delighted to announce that Jesse Skaff, Vice President – Client Relations at Selby Jennings, has been invited to speak on a panel at AI & Emerging Tech for Finance hosted by Corinium Global Intelligence. This event, hosted at the Convene on 101 Greenwich Street, New York, NY from November 12-13. The event will explore the role that technology, particularly AI, pl...

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  • Selby Jennings Named Best Hedge Fund Recruitment Firm

    over 1 year ago

    ​Last week, Selby Jennings was honored to attend the HFM US Services Awards 2019, where the team received the award for Best Hedge Fund Recruitment Firm. The awards ceremony, hosted in New York City, brought together leading hedge fund professionals, and we are thrilled to have been recognized by this esteemed group of industry experts. This award celebrates exceptional serv...

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  • Insights from QuantMinds Americas

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Selby Jennings had the honor of attending and speaking at this year’s QuantMinds Americas conference, held in Boston. Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, moderated a panel of esteemed professionals, exploring the topic, “What should we be teaching the next generation of Quants?”QuantMinds Americas brought together experts from banks, investment managers, regul...

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  • What Should We Be Teaching the Next Generation of Quants?

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, has been invited to QuantMinds Americas to moderate the much-anticipated panel, “What should we be teaching the next generation of quants?” The panel will discuss the future of quant talent and skills, as well as exploring how quant modeling compares across different sectors. Looking ahead to the event, Cooke shares some key...

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  • Why Your Business Should Invest in Work Life Balance

    almost 2 years ago

    ​For many employers and HR professionals in financial services, developing work-life balance strategies that bring tangible benefits to the business and their employees can be challenging. In a candidate-led market, employees have more choice than ever, and after salary and job security they state that work-life balance is the most important factor for job satisfaction. To a...

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  • The rise of external asset managers (EAM) in Asia

    almost 2 years ago

    ​A decade ago, External Asset Managers (EAMs) were virtually unknown in Asia, despite being well established in Europe and the USA. Now the sector is rapidly expanding, Hong Kong and Singapore have a total of 160 independent asset management firms, and collectively manage US$91.5 billion in private wealth as of 2017.Traditionally, investors in Hong Kong, Singapore and the As...

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  • Selby Jennings to Moderate Panel at QuantMinds Americas

    almost 2 years ago

    ​We are delighted to announce Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, will be speaking at QuantMinds Americas. This industry-leading quant finance event will take place in Boston from September 9th to 11th, and will be co-located with RiskMinds Americas. QuantMinds Americas will bring together experts from banks, investment managers, regulators, Silicon Valley, aca...

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  • How to Negotiate Your Salary

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Salary negotiation. Those two words fill most people with dread, but with the average salary up 9.3% from a decade ago and continuing to rise – can you afford not to negotiate?Women, in particular, are less likely to try. Linda Babcock’s book, Women Don’t Ask, revealed that only about 7% of women attempt to negotiate their first salary, compared to 57% of men. People who ne...

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  • How to Get the Pay Rise You Deserve

    almost 2 years ago

    ​No-one likes to talk about pay but are you missing out on a hard-earned raise? The average salary in the financial sector has increased by 9.3% over the last decade. Break the taboo and secure the pay rise you deserve. Start by asking.Know your worthBe prepared. Don't let impostor syndrome get the better of you and undervalue yourself. Likewise, don't expect your line manag...

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  • Oliver Cooke joins panel on diversity at QuantMinds International

    about 2 years ago

    ​We are delighted to announce Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, will be speaking at QuantMinds International. Taking place in Vienna on 13-17 May, QuantMinds International is now in its 26th year and is the world’s leading quant finance event. 400+ experts from banks, buy-side, regulators, Silicon Valley, academia and beyond join together to learn, network an...

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  • Top Trends in Life & Annuities - 2019

    about 2 years ago

    ​With a strong move into Q4, unemployment at a record breaking low, and exciting new changes coming to the market our team wanted to feature a few trends we are seeing develop in the market.  We have outlined several of the largest changes most employers have been facing and a bit of outlook on the best way to take them in stride. From exam schedules to increased regulation ...

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  • Quantitative Finance Year In Review - 2019

    about 2 years ago

    ​Key Developments So FarSell-SideAs buy-side institutions, and the industry at large, continue to become more quantitative, Investment Banks have been increasingly investing in quantitative support within existing business lines which may or may not have had a direct quant team in the past. Specifically, this was seen across a number of European Investment Banks who invested...

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  • Selby Jennings has launched in Charlotte, North Carolina

    about 2 years ago

    ​Selby Jennings, the financial flagship brand of the Phaidon International group, is excited to announce its expansion into the Southeastern region of the United States where we have opened an office located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since the brand’s launch in 2004, Selby Jennings has experienced unparalleled and significant growth, evolving from its initial presence in...

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